Scott Lively, Jerry Falwell Jr, and the Theocrats among us.

        Once upon a time, in a land apparently not so different than the one we live in today, African American’s achieved (as did the rest of the country) their God given right to snub Jim Crow law and attend any school they chose.  Racial integration had been achieved, and all was […]

The Fundamentalist Inside Me.

  The fundamentalist in my head – that little part of me – that ‘thing’ so wretched and vile, so unmerciful and braggadocious, has been whispering to me all day. In that corner of my consciousness. In the back where I keep the memories of the past so malignant like cancer, that stinks like spoiled […]

Change is coming, Preacher. And it’s coming fast.

We’re coming up on a year of marriage equality.The world has changed. My world, has changed. Many people’s lives were changed. Those who are gay, their world changed for the better. Those who aren’t gay. Their lives didn’t change at all. Their marriages are still together – one would assume. Their families are still together- […]

The LEast of These (Christmas in MAY short story)

Hi all, I was inspired by a recent law passed in my home state of Michigan, that outlaws what they call, “Aggressive Panhandling.” And instead of writing a blog about how outraged I am, and pointing out that it was passed on party lines, from people who claim to love God the most, I figured […]